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Mather Hospital will provide financial assistance to those who qualify. In addition, Mather can counsel you on government assistance programs.

Financial Assistance Policy

Financial Assistance Policy – Plain Language Summary

Apply for Medicaid Insurance Programs

If you believe that you may be eligible for financial assistance, and you do not have medical insurance, please contact a Financial Assistance Representative at 631-473-1320, ext. 4037 for more information.

Frequently Asked Financial Assistance Program Questions:

Mather Hospital provides reduced fees for uninsured or under-insured patient earning up to 450% of the federal poverty level. Inpatient and outpatient medically necessary services are included.

If you qualify for Financial Assistance, the discounts can be applied towards open balances from co-payments, deductible and/or co-insurance. Personal items such as: private room differential or non-medically necessary services cannot be considered under Financial Assistance.

Please contact the Financial Assistance Representative at 631-473-1320, ext. 4037

Patients applying for Financial Assistance are expected to fully cooperate in qualifying for government programs (i.e. Medicaid) and may be expected to provide our facility with additional documentation to further support their income and asset levels.
**Financial Assistance applications are furnished upon request**

The Financial Assistance Program is based on federal poverty levels for family size and income.

Upon receipt of your first statement from the Mather Hospital Patient Accounting Department, you will be provided with the information necessary to contact the Financial Assistance Representative. If you wish to do so sooner, please feel free to contact the Financial Assistance Representative at 631-476-2801 option 1. Once the Financial Assistance Representative receives a completed application, the Senior Director of Patient Accounts has 30 days to contact the applicant via mail with the final decision.

In the event a Financial Assistance applicant is denied free care or does not agree with the determination, they may appeal the decision by contacting the Financial Assistance Representative at 631-476-2801 option 1 for a Financial Assistance Appeal Form. Otherwise, all denied applicants are afforded the opportunity to develop a realistic and fair payment plan, while recognizing the financial obligation for the services provided.

All Financial Assistance application information is kept strictly confidential.


Financial Assistance representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8am – 4pm at the address listed below in person. A financial assistance representative can also be reached by phone at 631-473-1320 extension 4037, Monday through Friday from 8am – 4pm.

Mather Hospital
Financial Assistance Department
100 Highlands Blvd Suite 302
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-1320 extension 4037

Mailing address:
Mather Hospital
Financial Assistance Department
100 Highlands Blvd Box 9
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-1320 extension 4037